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Equity has refused calls from members to investigate actors mumbling in television dramas, claiming the problem lies instead with modern TVs. Responding to recent rows...

Television drama made in the north of England has not been bolstered by the BBC’s media hub in Manchester, according to industry experts. Speaking at...

As a director, producer and head of BBC television comedy from 1983-90, Gareth Gwenlan demonstrated a Midas touch on a string of era-defining programmes,...

Playwrights and screenwriters “just don’t get” the need for better diversity of talent in theatre and TV, according to claims made by a leading...

Talent earning more than £450,000 at the BBC will be named, in moves put forward in the government's white paper on the BBC charter renewal. The...

A campaign for actresses to get more stage and screen roles has received official backing from Equity. The actor’s union confirmed it was backing the...

At least 50% of lead roles in all genres will be filled by women by 2020, the BBC has pledged. The target is one of...

Live performance is to make a major return to BBC television with a two-year strand that aims to support new work and introduce new...

MPs have called for more and faster action to address the "dangerous" lack of diversity in broadcasting, marking the first time the issue has...

BBC director general Tony Hall has ordered an investigation into actors mumbling lines in TV drama. His intervention comes after viewers complained in February about...

Royal Shakespeare Company artistic director Gregory Doran has called for every child in the UK to have a “passport” to Shakespeare, claiming they are...

Too many actors do not speak clearly enough on television or in the theatre, according to an online poll of audiences conducted by The...

Northern Ballet’s production of 1984 is to be screened on BBC4. The ballet, which premiered in Leeds in September last year, will be screened on...

Scripts written by Mike Bartlett for the BBC series Doctor Foster are to be published. Doctor Foster: The Scripts will be released by Nick Hern...

BBC1 controller Charlotte Moore has been made head of the Corporation’s major TV channels and iPlayer as part of a restructure. In the new role...

Alan Yentob has announced he will step down as creative director of the BBC at the end of the year. The producer, who is in...

Doctor Foster star Bertie Carvel has spoken out against “sinister” government cuts to the BBC, claiming theatre actors rely on television work to maintain...

Writers working on BBC dramas have received a 2% increase in their minimum rates of pay. The increase means that writers will now receive £11,520 for...
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